The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 120 163 154
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -9
Permanent jobs citing Data Security 32 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.08% 0.26% 0.094%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.32% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 31 10 0
Average salary £43,750 £59,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.47% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Data Security
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2543 3114 2490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 86.12% 81.28% 78.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 2068 1489
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Data Security across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Data Security
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Security across the Scotland region.

Data Security Salary Trend in Scotland

Data Security
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Data Security across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Data Security Salary Histogram in Scotland

Data Security
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +31 31 £43,750 -32.69% 5
Edinburgh +15 1 - - 1
Data Security
UK

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Security.

1 38 (86.36%) Finance
2 31 (70.45%) Information Security
3 29 (65.91%) Network Security
4 28 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (61.36%) Degree
5 27 (61.36%) CISSP
6 26 (59.09%) Incident Management
6 26 (59.09%) Cryptography
6 26 (59.09%) Cyber Security
7 22 (50.00%) SIEM
8 21 (47.73%) Law
9 19 (43.18%) CISM
10 14 (31.82%) Legal
11 13 (29.55%) Analytics
12 8 (18.18%) Risk Management
13 6 (13.64%) Business Continuity Planning
13 6 (13.64%) Banking
13 6 (13.64%) Business Continuity
13 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (13.64%) BCP
14 5 (11.36%) Retail
14 5 (11.36%) Data Management
15 4 (9.09%) TOGAF
15 4 (9.09%) PCI DSS
15 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
15 4 (9.09%) SQL
16 3 (6.82%) Oracle
16 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
16 3 (6.82%) COBOL
16 3 (6.82%) Java

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Data Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Data Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
2 1 (2.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (65.91%) Network Security
2 2 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
1 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) DB2
2 1 (2.27%) OLAP
2 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.27%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.27%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.27%) Big Data
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Selenium
1 2 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (4.55%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.27%) ERwin
2 1 (2.27%) MSI
General
1 38 (86.36%) Finance
2 21 (47.73%) Law
3 14 (31.82%) Legal
4 6 (13.64%) Banking
5 5 (11.36%) Retail
6 3 (6.82%) Retail Banking
7 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Information Security Consultant
1 9 (20.45%) Security Consultant
1 9 (20.45%) Consultant
2 8 (18.18%) Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Lead Security Consultant
4 6 (13.64%) Incident Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Information Security Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Information Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Architect
4 6 (13.64%) Security Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Security Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Applications Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Governance Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Data Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (59.09%) Cryptography
3 2 (4.55%) Online Banking
3 2 (4.55%) User Experience
3 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.27%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (70.45%) Information Security
2 26 (59.09%) Incident Management
2 26 (59.09%) Cyber Security
3 22 (50.00%) SIEM
4 13 (29.55%) Analytics
5 8 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 6 (13.64%) Business Continuity Planning
6 6 (13.64%) Business Continuity
6 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (13.64%) BCP
7 5 (11.36%) Data Management
8 4 (9.09%) TOGAF
8 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
9 3 (6.82%) Security Architecture
9 3 (6.82%) Test Planning
9 3 (6.82%) Test Strategy
9 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (6.82%) Information Management
10 2 (4.55%) Zachman Framework
10 2 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) COBOL
2 3 (6.82%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (61.36%) Degree
1 27 (61.36%) CISSP
2 19 (43.18%) CISM
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.82%) QA
3 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.27%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle
1 3 (6.82%) Compuware
2 2 (4.55%) SOASTA, Inc
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (2.27%) Teradata
3 1 (2.27%) Sybase
3 1 (2.27%) SAP
3 1 (2.27%) Cognos
3 1 (2.27%) Cognizant
3 1 (2.27%) Informatica
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco
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